Following a battle with cancer, singer Joe Cocker passed away this week at the age of 70. He’ll be remembered by his legion of fans for a wide variety of epic performances and hit songs. To the general public, however, he’ll always be remembered for singing the theme song over the opening credits for one of the greatest shows in the history of network television
Here at Cinema Blend, we hope you’re having the best Thanksgiving of your life, because the holidays are about spending time with those you love. (Among other gravy-covered things.) But we’re not so naïve to think that happiness is the only emotion happening any time a big group of family members gets together. At least you don't have to spend the holidays with these people.
Lead characters might get the television commercials and the headlines, but it’s often the supporting characters who are the difference between a TV program being a lot of fun and stinking to high heaven.
The Wonder Years DVDs are coming soon! Of course, anyone with a real hankering for the Arnold family can find all six seasons of the 80s series on Netflix, but fans won't find the bonus features that are being teased online this week on Netflix. Photos of the cast reunited for the upcoming Wonder Years DVD release have made their way online.
Looking back at The Wonder Years, a family dramedy that aired back in the late-80s/early-90s, but was set in the late-60s/early-70s, it's easy to wonder what a series like that would look like today, if the the 80's were the setting. Freaks and Geeks is probably the closest thing we've seen to that, but unfortunately the Paul Feig-created dramedy didn't last beyond a season. Perhaps Adam F. Goldberg's 80s-set family comedy will have better luck.
Get ready to re-live the fashions, the drama, the cringe-worthy moments and the laughs as Kevin Arnold lives through his teen years in the 1960s. The Wonder Years is finally available through Netflix streaming; the deal with Fox that was signed has come to sweet angst-ridden fruition.
The network already has deals with Sony, CBS, NBC Universal, and Warner Bros. so the Fox addition should round out the Amazon Prime collection quite nicely. The deal will add more than 11,000 items to the streaming library, including the hard-to-find The Wonder Years